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The Bressay Lullaby

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Title - The Bressay Lullaby
Contributors - Margaret Tait
Reporters - Elizabeth Sinclair

Summary - [Chorus:]
Balloo balilli
Balloo balilli
Balloo balilli
Balloo ba.

Ging awa, peerie [little] fairies fae my peerie bairn [child],
Ging awa peerie fairies fae [from] wir bairn noo.

Dan come bonny angels tae wir peerie bairn,
Dan come bonny angels tae wir bairn noo.

Dey'll sheen ower da cradle o wir peerie bairn,
Dey'll sheen ower da cradle o wir bairn noo.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:39
Date Recorded - 1960.02
Language - English, Scots
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 73521
Original Tape ID - SA1960.058.059
Original Track ID - SA1960.58.11
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Shetland
  Parish - Dunrossness
  Island - Shetland Mainland
  Village - Sandwick

Item Notes - Three verses and choruses.

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